Tomb of Humayun
Located in Delhi, India, in the district of East Nizamuddin, Humayun's Tomb is a complex of buildings attached to the Mughal Emperor Humayun's tomb, and is a site not to be missed for lovers of culture, both for those who go visiting the Indian capital: a masterpiece of Islamic architecture of India, which, besides giving off a new style, is the first garden-tomb in the Indian subcontinent and is also the first structure in red sandstone of similar size. Rich in history and has a special majesty, the mausoleum was erected by order of the Mughal emperor Humayun's wife in 1562 AD Persian and was designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. The tomb is also located in a wonderful garden, divided into four portions square paved walkways (khiyabans), also has two water channels representing the principal axes, in imitation of the four rivers that flow into Janna, the Islamic paradise . The center channel seems to disappear beneath the building of the grave and reappeared over this, as if to recall the Koranic verse that speaks of the rivers that flow beneath the Garden of Paradise. This charming complex of gardens and the tomb is enclosed on three sides by tall rough walls, while the fourth side would be represented by the Yamuna River, whose course in the meantime, however, was diverted away from the structure. To make matters worse, heading toward the mausoleum, on the road to the west entrance of Humayun's Tomb, you can see other interesting monuments, like the tomb complex dedicated to Isa Khan Niyazi, existing twenty years the tomb of Emperor same . Still, close to the facility, other grave monuments and beautiful gardens will be able to enchant visitors.